Mahindra Enters e-cart Segment by Launching the eAlfa Cargo
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An eAlfa Cargo owner can save up to Rs 60,000 per year in fuel costs when compared with a diesel cargo 3-wheeler.
Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd, part of the Mahindra Group, has announced the launch of its new electric 3-wheeler, the eAlfa Cargo.
The Mahindra eAlfa Cargo is attractively priced at Rs 1.44 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi. An eAlfa Cargo owner can save up to Rs 60,000 per year in fuel costs when compared with a diesel cargo 3-wheeler. The launch of the eAlfa Cargo marks the entry of Mahindra in the rapidly growing e-cart segment.
Suman Mishra, CEO of Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited, said, “The last-mile delivery segment is seeing excellent adoption of electric 3-wheelers due to significant operating cost advantages versus fossil fuel-powered 3-wheelers. We are now launching the eAlfa Cargo e-cart in response to the customer requirements in this segment. With savings of Rs 60,000 over a diesel cargo 3-wheeler, the eAlfa Cargo aims to provide a sustainable, pollution-free solution in the cargo segment."
The Mahindra eAlfa Cargo has a dual-speed transmission with an integrated differential. A peak power of 1.5 kW is available when using the unique additional high torque gear. The electric 3-wheeler has a payload of 310 kg. The battery pack offers a range of 80 km and the motor can take the vehicle to a top speed of 25 km/h. With an off-board 48V/15A charger, charging the eAlfa Cargo is as easy as charging a mobile phone.